The National Security Agency is tracking our phone calls and monitoring our emails, web searches and other online activity — with the aid of companies like Verizon, Facebook and Google. But what does all of this mean for communities of color? The federal government has a long history of spying on people of color to discredit racial justice movements. During the 1970s, the government passed legislation to rein in these programs. But since Sept. 11, those safeguards have been eroded, and many... Topics: NSA, government surveillance, COINTELPRO, Edward Snowden, political prisoners, state repression
Synopsis An old and veteran filmmaker, Bahman Farjami, has not made movies for 20 years. Since all his close director friends have all died in a short period of time, and because of his heart disease he felt that death must be around corner. He decides to make a film about his own funeral... Cast: Roya Nonahali, Reza Kianian, Vali Shirandami, Parivash Nazarieh, Firouz Behjat Mohammadi, Hossein Kasbian, Darioush Asadzadeh, Ebrahim Abadi, Mahtaj Nojomi, Maliheh Nazari, Morteza Zarabi, Zohreh... Topics: Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine | Booye Kafoor, Atre Yas (1999), Smell of Camphor, Fragrance...
#letuslive is a reggae song responding to the painful political realities of life for people of color and people of conscience in the United States in 2016. Topics: music, independent, protest, reggae, #letuslive, #blacklivesmatter, #getwoke, #staywoke
Death of a Legend Examines the nature and plight of the wolf and relates it to the plight of other species of North American wildlife that have fallen afoul of predatory man and his technology. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the nature and plight of the wolf and relates it to the plight of other species of North American wildlife that have fallen afoul of man and his technology. Topics: Educational Film, Ecological environment, Ecology, Natural resources conservation, Natural...
"The Battle of Midway," directed by John Ford, provides a relatively brief account of the Japanese attack of American ships at Midway atoll. The film is comprised mostly of authentic footage from the battle, with dramatic narration by Henry Fonda. "Behind every cloud, there may be an enemy," he intones as American fighter pilots search the sky. The rest of the film mocks Emporer Tojo of Japan and portrays him as ruthless, bombing hospitals and churches as he tries to conquer... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Shows mass production of Ford cars in an assembly line; the research necessary to carry on the work; materials that go into the making of the Ford. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topic: need keyword
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Collaborator, Georges R. Maréchal Describes the internal structure of muscles, showing that actin and myosin are the contractile elements of muscle. Uses a model to explain muscle contraction Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Muscle contraction Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
LibriVox recording of Secrets of the Woods by William J. Long. Read in English by Kangaroo692; Maggie Travers; Jill Engle; Larry Wilson; cnoone The unique merit of this nature student rests in his fascinating style of writing, which invariably interests young and old; for without this element his pioneer work in the realm of nature would now be familiar only to scientists, introducing people everywhere into the wonderland of nature hitherto entirely closed to all. This is another chapter in the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, animals, woods, ambleside list
Harvest of Shame Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Shows the degradation and exploitation of millions of migratory farm workers in the United States. Spokesmen for the groups present their views, both for and against the use of migratory workers under the conditions seen. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Harvest of Shame, United States (1951-1999), Labor and laboring classes,...
I n the book that People magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum. Some laws teach the need for prudence (“Law 1: Never Outshine the Master”), others teach the value of confidence (“Law 28:... Topic: brain self decipline
Original content and scan from http://annarchive.com/cybersex.html > The Joy of Cybersex "Just imagine yourself in the near future getting decked out in your cybersensual suit for a hot night on the nets. You plug your jack into your cybernetic interface device, which then enables you to receive and transmit realistic tactile sensations. Suddenly, you are in a strange new world where you can run your hands through virtual hair, touch virtual silk, unzip virtual clothing and caress... Topics: 90s, cybersex, cyberpunk, tech, sex, computers
"Song of Old Wyoming" is the first of a series of B-Westerns, starring Eddie Dean and filmed in Cinecolor by Poverty Row studio, PRC. A total of five were produced in color. The story is that Eddie Dean was upstaged in this first of the series by newcomer, Al (soon to be known as "Lash") LaRue. LaRue couldn't sing like Eddie Dean, who was the most mellifluous of cowboy singers. Dean also co-wrote two of the films three songs. Prolific B-movie producer-director, Robert... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Feature films, B-Westerns, Eddie Dean, Lash LaRue, Robert Emmett Tansey, Sarah Padden, Jennifer...
Shows efforts of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in the creation, development and introduction of the all-electronic TV system; explains how science made television a working reality. David Sarnoff tells of the early research and experiments. Shown is the first successful picture tube, the first experimental TV station, the problems of improving piucture quality and reducing the size and cost of components at the transmitting and receiving ends, and the function of mobile units. Actual... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Ketsana Suvanphim came to Plymouth and opened a restaurant in 2010 because she saw a need. "People were kind of shocked when they see Thai restaurant in northwest suburbs like this," said Suvanphim, who owns Ketsana's Thai restaurant. Her business was named best ethnic restaurant in Plymouth two years in a row. "Most of the time the people who enjoy this type of food, they say they drive to Minneapolis or St Paul to get it," said Suvanphim. "Now they happy they don't... Topics: Minnesota, Brooklyn Park, Northwest Community Television, NWCTV, Public Access TV, Community Media,...
"Official Finalist of Blizzcon 2008 Machinima Festival. From Award the award winning creators of the "Rise of the Living Dead" series and "The Island". War looms on the horizon... As the Arch Druid wages a violent battle for land and wealth, his wife, High Priestess Elunari, must turn her back on her own people in a desperate attempt to shift the tide of war and save Azeroth from certain destruction. Deep in the shadowy depths of a secret Night Elf prison is a rival,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Sleeping Dogs Productions, Diltz, J. Joshua, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Blizzcon
Jiang Xi JiaHuaMei Shell development Co., LTD is a professional manufacturer of natural, environmental protection, pollution-free green products, mainly hand craftsmanship and modern technology, manufacturing tools jewel-level processing methods combined with the variety of high-quality natural mother of pearl natural color and texture characteristics of the body, so that shell pearl, color demonstrated most vividly, the company has developed into a research and development, production, sales... Topic: mother of pearl mosaic
byAFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
These views of Hurricane Isidore were acquired by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) on September 20, 2002. After bringing large-scale flooding to western Cuba, Isidore was upgraded (on September 21) from a tropical storm to a category 3 hurricane. Sweeping westward to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the hurricane caused major destruction and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless. Although weakened after passing over the Yucatan landmass, Isidore regained strength as it... Topics: What -- MISR, What -- STEREO, What -- Earth, What -- Terra, Where -- Cuba, Where -- Gulf of Mexico Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=16220
Surveys the history of Chinese art using animated maps and art objects selected for their beauty and significance. Considers the influence of central Asia, India, and Europe on China, as well as the contribution of China to world civilization. From the Chinese Art series Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Art, Chinese Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Night of The Squid Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Traces the life cycle of the giant squid, and shows some of its antics and bizarre night life. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: Educational Film, Series: Night of the Squid
US Human Rights Network Training Call COINTELPRO and its Historical Legacy Educational Call Thursday, October 28, 2010 2 pm EST âCOINTELPROâ was the FBI's secret and illegal program to undermine and destroy the popular upsurge and mass movements for social justice that swept the US, beginning with the early civil rights movement and Puerto Rican independence movement in the 1950s, and continuing through the 1960s and 1970s. The name comes from "COunterINtelligence PROgram, and it was... Topics: UPR, USHRN, Human Rights, Ward Churchill, Akinyele Umoja, COINTELPRO, FBI, political prisoners
byImage courtesy Jacques Descloitres, at NASA GSFC
Mount Pago, located on the island of New Britain in the South Pacific, began in early August and continued through August 15, 2002, when this true-color scene was acquired by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), aboard NASA's Terra satellite. An ash plume is visible streaming northwards from the volcano, which is located near the center of the image in the red box. According to news articles, roughly 8,000 people have been evacuated from villages surrounding the volcano by... Topic: What -- Terra Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=3581
byScientific Visualization Studio, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center ,
This animation presents a sequence of images acquired in March 2000 by the MODIS, MOPITT and CERES instruments aboard Terra. The first image shows a MODIS true color image draped over surface topography. In the next frame, we see a high concentration of water vapor, or humidity, just south of the Himalayas. This humidity contributes to the growth of dense vegetation, as indicated by the darker greens in the true color image. The lush landscape attracts people--about half a billion people reside... Topic: What -- Terra Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=90
These views of Hurricane Isidore were acquired by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) on September 20, 2002. After bringing large-scale flooding to western Cuba, Isidore was upgraded (on September 21) from a tropical storm to a category 3hurricane. Sweeping westward to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, the hurricane caused major destruction and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless. Although weakened after passing over the Yucatan landmass, Isidore regained strength as it moved... Topics: What -- MISR, What -- STEREO, What -- Earth, What -- Terra, Where -- Cuba, Where -- Gulf of Mexico,... Source: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA03726
byJacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
Heavy rains in Central and Eastern Europe over the past few weeks have led to some of the worst flooding the region has witnessed in over 100 years. The floods have killed over 100 people in Germany, Russia, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic and have led to as much as $20 billion in damage. This false-color image of the Danube River and its tributaries was taken on August 18, 2002, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), flying aboard NASA’s Terra satellite.In... Topics: What -- Terra, Where -- Germany, Where -- Russia, Where -- Austria, Where -- Hungary, Where --... Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=3684
On the surface, this film may seem like an average science film about time and space, but like most of films from the Moody Institute of Science, there is an ulterior motive. The films host Irwin Moon had an interest in science as a child and later incorporated that interest into his life as a pastor. He would tour the country giving his Sermons of Science where the marvels of science provide the visible evidence of a Divine plan of creation. His work with GIs during World War II showed him the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews ) Topic: religion vs. science
This is the first music video by the Berkeley CA. based band KUBICAL XPHERE. The video is made up of various public domain clips from Prelinger Archives and other sources. Many popular archive clips are cleverly woven into the nearly 7 minute song "Eve of Destruction" by KUBICAL XPHERE. Featuring Ed Nelson as "Ed" in the role that made him famous. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 36 reviews ) Topics: Musical Videos, KUBICAL XPHERE, 9/11, War, Atomic Bomb, Terrorism, Apocalypse, Presidents,...
A group of models and cameramen go to a castle to shoot covers for horror novels where they're captured and tortured by the castle's owner, the Crimson Executioner. Find out more about this film on it's IMDB page . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 21 reviews ) Topic: horror
LibriVox recording of The Marrow of Tradition, by Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Read by James K. White. In The Marrow of Tradition , Charles W. Chesnutt--using the 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina massacre as a backdrop--probes and exposes the raw nerves and internal machinery of racism in the post-Reconstruction-era South; explores how miscegenation, caste, gender and the idea of white supremacy informed Jim Crow laws; and unflinchingly revisits the most brutal of terror tactics, mob lynchings.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, fiction, historical fiction, segregation, racism, post-Civil War South,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
byNational Science Foundation (U.S.); University of California (System). Extension Media Center
Discusses the history, legends, uses, rituals, and origin of tobacco and pipes among the Great Plains Indians. Describes traditional methods of fashioning and decorating the pipes and the miraculous powers ascribed to the Calumet peace pipe Photography, W.R. Heick ; editing, E.D. Rose Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Indians of North America, Tobacco pipes Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
1961 produced by Joseph E. Levine directed by Emimmo Salvi. Starring Bella Cortez, Rod Flash Ilush, Liliana Zagra, Furio Meniconi, Roger Browne, Omero Gargano, Annie Gorassini and Gordon Mitchell. Filmed in Eastmancolor Supercinescope. Mount Olympus finds its peace broken by a horny Venus and some randy gods. Took four people to write the screenplay. Should be a delight for fans of bad movies. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Vulcan, Son of Jupiter, Sword and Sandal, Joseph E. Levine, Mount Olympus, Greek Gods, Venus,...
'best album' for mrblitz. a musical palimpsest of 25 songs in the 'mutant' genre; various 'components' include vocals, guitar, glitch, 'industrial', 'disco', 'classical', etc. 'manufactured' in renoise 'sequencer/host' software program; with various 'samples', plug-ins (fx and instruments), and automation; all along with at least a bit of 'randomness'. lyrics: 1) Wedding It's a wedding You've found your best friend Someday you make a baby Who might grow up to play drums like Rat Scabies Or sing... Topics: mrblitz, city of industry, mutant, music, andy thomas
Set in Nevada in the 1860's, Bonanza chronicled the adventures of the Cartwright family who owned a large ranch called The Ponderosa. Ben Cartwright and his three sons, Adam, Hoss, and Joe fought for what was just and decent in a time where lawlessness was common. The widowed patriarch Ben Cartwright had three sons, each by a different wife: the oldest was the urbane architect Adam Cartwright, who built the ranch house. The second was the warm and lovable giant Eric, better known by his... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Bonanza, Westerns, Classic TV, Classic Television, Color, Public Domain
The Adventures of Superman "Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound!" "Look! Up in the sky!" "It's a bird!" "It's a plane!" "It's Superman!" "Yes, it's Superman - strange visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men. Superman - defender of law and order. Champion of equal rights, valiant, courageous fighter against... Topic: Superman radio
An animated film, in humorous style, which makes the point that dissimilarities between people are not basic but result from superficial environmental influences. Based on the pamphlet 'RACES OF MANKIND' by Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish. SPONSOR: United Auto Workers. PRODUCTION CO.: United Productions of America. DIRECTOR: Robert Cannon. WRITERS: Ring Lardner Jr., Maurice Rapf, Phil Eastman. MUSIC: Paul Smith. ANIMATION: John Hubley. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Traces the aging process of lakes, showing how man's interference with the environment causes critical changes in the natural ecology. Describes efforts to preserve and restore damaged lakes. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Nature, Eutrophication, Lakes Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
The Film follows a reporter (Davee Decker) as she infiltrates a nudist colony in the hopes of exposing its immoral ways. However, once there, she finds herself enjoying it a little bit more than she anticipated. This Film was extremely controversial in 1961 today, films like this are considered to be curiosity pieces. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topic: Romance
for more information - http://www.phydeau.org UKORian Musical Scribble: An informant lively calling himself the enthusiasm of winds breathing (a natural spy.) The rubber scrap that declares its wayside potential amidst playground brawling; a bloody nose the sustenance fountain eternal. The confusion of love a mother bestows on child, mate, or gown. Grounds are the approach of uneasiness and nothing is better but their exploration, and then only in explosives! We yawp in unrestrained license to... Topic: UnKindness Of Ravens
Simply the best fantasy role-playing game to ever hit the shareware market! Long time friends are now fighting each other, accusing each other of starting the war. A strange dream led you to the Island, and now you feel it is your destiny to prevent a bloodshed! Explore the HUGE Island of Bratock, visit more than 10 multi-level towns, villages and keeps, roam more than 30 HUGE dungeon levels, fight hordes of monsters, speak with dozens of people, all that in incredible 256-color VGA graphics,... Topics: DOS games, Vintage computer games, Role playing games
byImage courtesy Jacques Descloitres, at NASA GSFC
Mount Pago, located on the island of New Britain in the South Pacific, began in early August and continued through August 15, 2002, when this true-color scene was acquired by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), aboard NASA's Terra satellite. An ash plume is visible streaming northwards from the volcano, which is located near the center of the image in the red box. According to news articles, roughly 8,000 people have been evacuated from villages surrounding the volcano by... Topic: What -- Terra Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=17975
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email email@example.com. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain. Topics: Venezuela, Grassy plains, Native Americans of South America, Pumé, Pumé people, Venezuela,...
byMaryland. General Assembly. House of Delegates. Select Committee on the Removal of the Free Colored Population of Charles County.
Maryland. General Assembly. House and Senate Documents. Caption title. "By the House of Delegates, January 28, 1846. Read and ordered to be printed." Topics: Freedmen, African Americans, African Americans
Excellent early 1940's movie theatre marquees in color (including Roxy, Loew's Mayfair, Loew's Ziegfield, Capitol, etc.); shipment of Life Magazine untied and readied for sale. Woman reading Life Magazine. Color footage of CBS Radio Studios in Hollywood. Actor Conrad Nagel on screen narrator. Excellent color footage of people listening to radio, and telephone operators. Excellent color footage of New York City pedestrians in 1941!!
This is a history and travelogue of European visits to Japan. Captain Sherard Osborn, C.B. (a Companion in the Order of the Bath) Royal Navy. There are six color plates of Japanese artwork, from the artists from Yedo what is now Tokyo. Topics: Japan, Travelogue, History, Yedo, Edo, Tokyo, Sherard Osborn, Illustrations, Art, Color, Prints,...